Latest Football in Scotland Stories

2009-02-24 13:28:52

Police in England say hooded men kicked in the door of soccer player Darren Fletcher's home and robbed his family at knife point. Monday night's home invasion was the latest in a series against the homes of British soccer players known to be away playing teams in other countries, reported The Daily Telegraph. Fletcher, 25, who plays for Manchester United, had left for Italy earlier in the day. Three hooded men burst into the home, threatening Hayley Grice, Fletcher's fiancee and also...

2005-11-12 13:23:36

By Kenny MacDonald GLASGOW (Reuters) - The United States were held to a 1-1 draw by Scotland in a friendly at Hampden Park on Saturday after taking an early lead through a Josh Wolff penalty. The Americans, who have qualified for the World Cup finals for the fifth successive tournament, were pegged back by an Andy Webster equaliser after 37 minutes and there was no further scoring in the second half. Wolff put his side ahead after Scottish captain Christian Dailly pulled down...

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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'